Tribal Government

SaginawChippewa Indian Tribe Council

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Council is committed to providing information of interest to all its members, both on and off the reservation.

Our Tribal Council
( l to r:) Tim Davis (district 1),Ronnie Ekdahl, (Sgt. At Arms), Candace Benzinger (district 1), Kenny Sprague (district 1), Gayle Ruhl (Treasurer) ,Brent Jackson (Sub-Chief),Frank Cloutier (District #3/At-Large), Chief , Michelle Colwell (Secretary), Lindy Hunt (district 1),Amanda Oldman (district 1), Diana Grundahl (Tribal Chaplain) , Ron Nelson (district 2)

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Information Technology: Training
Information Technology: Training
The IT Technical Training Division is available to assist all associates within the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe's organization. Our goal is to support and aid associates with their job duties and help them understand and effectively utilize the Microsoft Office Products. We offer a variety of instructor led Microsoft Office training sessions, such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and Publisher. We also offer ongoing Keyboarding courses to increase your typing efficiency.

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A selection from the Ziibiwing Cultural Center
A Ziibiwing Center Collection
With the help of our contributors in 2007, the ZC Collections Committee acquired 1,483 artifacts that are beneficial to the cultural and spiritual well-being of the tribe.

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Human Resources

The Human Resources Office of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe handles all recruitment, application and job placement for individuals interested in seeking employment here. There are a wide variety of available opportunities. The tribe supports an array of activities similar to what you find in any municipality, including hotel and gaming enterprises, governmental services, and educational administration.

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Job Hotline
Employment Center

Traditional Sweat Lodge - April 7, 2017 at 5:00PM
Published: 3/29/2017 4:00:00 PM - Behavioral Health

Located at SCIT Behavioral Health, lodge entry will be at sundown.
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Traditional Healer Donnie Dowd - April 6 & 7 2017
Published: 3/29/2017 4:00:00 PM - Behavioral Health

Traditional Healer Donnie Dowd will be at Behavioral Health April 6th and 7th.
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Healthy Start/Family Spirit Dinner
Published: 3/28/2017 2:00:00 PM - Nimkee Clinic

Everyone is invited to honor expectant moms and dads.
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Crafts with Friends
Published: 3/28/2017 11:00:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

Every Tuesday!
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Drums Out - Thursdays 6 to 8 pm
Published: 3/23/2017 4:00:00 PM - 7th Generation Programs

Thursday Nights | 6 to 8 pm | 7th Generation Blue House
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Anishinaabemowin & Sacred Fire Luncheon
Published: 3/23/2017 9:00:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

12 to 1 p.m. | 7th Generation Ceremonial Building
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Parent Teacher Conferences on Thursday, March 23
Published: 3/23/2017 8:00:00 AM - Education Dept.

Reminders... Parent Teacher Conferences are next Thursday, 12-3 and 5-8. Odyssey conferences will be held 12-5.
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Conservation Comiittee Vacancies
Published: 3/16/2017 8:00:00 AM - Public Relations

Please submit a letter of interest along with your qualification and experience to Donald Seal
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SCIT Housing Webcast - "Building Assets"
Published: 3/15/2017 3:00:00 PM - Housing Dept.

On March 16 at 12 pm there will be a live webcast of the Housing “Building Assets” workshop.
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Josephine Diane Arnold
Published: 3/13/2017 1:00:00 PM - Final Journey

Funeral Services for Josephine will be held at Clark Family Funeral Chapel on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at 2 p.m. with Pastor Chuck Swarthout officiating.
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Language Bingo at Andahwod
Thursday, March 2nd
1:00PM - 3:00PM
Be Well Challenge Group
Thursday, March 9th & Thursday, March 23rd
12PM - 1PM
SCA Round Dance
Friday, March 10th & Saturday, March 11th
Tribal Community Activities March 2017
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  • Revenue Sharing

  • As of May 14, 2014, The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe has distributed $225,428,719.54 to local businesses and schools. (-More-)
  • Final Journey

  • A special place to acknowledge and honor members who have walked on...
  • Our Final Journey